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I love going to shell falls. It is not very far from Sheridan. When you get to the top it is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a nice stop between Sheridan and Cody, WY. We were there in late September and the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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U.S. 14, Bighorn National Forest, U.S. 14, about 11 miles east of Shell, WY, and one mile west of sate road 274, Sheridan, WY
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 September 2011

The Big Horn National Forest just west of Sheridan, WY delivers unforgettable views around each bend of the road. The mountainous terrain intersperses stunning rock formations with pine forests and meadows. But the real gem is Shell Falls. This narrow mountain waterfall is just off...More

5  Thank tgw51
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great Place to stop when it's open, however it was a real disappointment to get there and it was closed. Maybe next time. The Water Fall is nice regardless if they are open or not I guess.

2  Thank Redgrade100
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love going to shell falls. It is not very far from Sheridan. When you get to the top it is roaring and magical. The water seems so clean :)

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a nice stop between Sheridan and Cody, WY. We were there in late September and the visitor’s center was closed but you can still walk to the falls. Please note—don’t use the Trip Advisor map. The falls are west of Sheridan by 1.5...More

1  Thank cat42twy
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Centre was closed but as I,ve read they cant close the falls. We really enjoyed a walk around and the views.

Thank confusedAussie
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is no Niagara, but nevertheless a beautiful waterfalls. There is a lot of construction in the area, so I wouldn't go just for this. Definitely some good photos can be taken here.

Thank John1971NC
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We happened upon this gem while driving to Sheridan WY. Although the road itself wasn't the best (construction/repairs limiting travel to one lane in areas & also bumpy!), the scenery along the way was very nice. Near the top of the grade was this Forest...More

1  Thank 675randalle
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The views from the walkways were gorgeous! The facilities and very nice! I was pleasantly surprised by this wonderful little sight!

1  Thank adroy1996
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This appears to be a fairly new park with a small visitor's center and paved trails. It's a bit of a drive but (we came from Sheridan) the scenery is enjoyable on the way although there is lots of road construction going on and driving...More

Thank Joyce F
Reviewed 30 July 2018

After slogging thru rain/hail/muddy construction on Hwy 14 from Sheridan to Cody, we appreciated the relaxing sound/sight of this pretty waterfall rest stop on West slope. Recommended.

Thank wildswanDelaware
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Shell River is named for the mysterious sea shells found in this area by pioneers. How can there be shells with no sea to see? When the river comes to an abrupt chasm, gravity is non-negotiable. The result is a waterfall. In this case, a...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

If you are in this neck of the woods, you must stop!! Very beautiful falls in an amazingly beautiful area! Not handicapped accessible as there are many stairs in which to see the fall from.

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22 September 2018|
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Response from DeanMurphy2020 | Reviewed this property |
Try using GPS, or even search the Web by entering the following description: SHELL FALLS INTERPRETIVE CENTER. The Web indicates: From Shell, Wyoming, take Highway 14 east approximately 11 miles. It's about a mile west of... More
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Response from COLO_USA | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure how far it is, as I’ve only been there once. However, I believe October would be amazing with all the changing colors!
Ray C
18 May 2017|
Response from Shari P | Reviewed this property |
We haven't had snow since last month. I think the storm you're referring to was south; Laramie/Cheyenne area.